ADFS integration

Paul B. Henson henson at
Thu Aug 20 21:28:43 EDT 2015

> From: Johan Åkerstrøm
> Sent: Thursday, August 20, 2015 1:48 AM
> I sense a bit of open/propriety code politics here but hey it is not my prerogative
> criticize.

Heh, I certainly won't deny a bias for open source software, but this isn't really about open versus proprietary code, more about open versus proprietary standards. Rather than being able to easily avail of whatever SAML based solution you might have, they pretty much try to force you to run ADFS.

> authentication protocol in SAML. So if your front end authn solution is
> Shibboleth or ADFS now it doesn't mean it has to be at a later stage.

I don't like wasting time implementing one thing when the goal is to be another thing, while not always feasible, my preference is to simply try to aim for the final product in the beginning...

> If you need to overcome the Claims Provider solution then you have two options
> in ADFSv3.

Thanks, I will pass this info on to our Windows guys for evaluation.

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